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European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Berlin (West Germany). – 1986
This report summarizes contributions, discussions, results, and proposals from a conference focusing on the social and economic integration of the disabled. Introductory materials include the conference objectives and summaries of the opening, words of greeting, and introduction to conference objectives by Ernst Piehl, Henry Scicluna, and Tina…
Descriptors: Career Education, Conference Proceedings, Developed Nations, Disabilities
Hege, Adelheid – 1985
This synthesis report summarizes a conference organized to examine the current situation regarding the continuing education and training of adults in the European Community and to formulate proposals for action. Some 60 conference participants examined various research reports, conducted discussions, and presented papers on three major topics:…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Continuing Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Finance
German Federal Inst. for Vocational Training Affairs, Berlin (Germany). – 1996
Representatives from 13 Central and Eastern European countries, the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development met for 2 days in Berlin to continue European Training Foundation (ETF) efforts to design a methodology for formulating standards in vocational training (VT)…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Case Studies, Comparative Analysis, Conferences
National Governors' Association, Washington, DC. – 1992
These proceedings include 13 "perspectives from the field" and 9 selected papers (with abstracts) from a national conference on recommended policies and practices for investing in youth. The 13 perspectives papers are as follows: "Saving the Next Generation" (Berlin); "Effective Strategies for Investing in Youth"…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Community Action, Coordination, Dropout Prevention
Wood, George S., Jr., Ed.; Wood, Danny, Ed. – 1986
The following papers are included: "Schoolhouse in the Factory: The Phenomenology of Literacy" (Berlin); "The Self-Directed Learning Projects of Employed, Married Mothers" (Boyce); "The Forever Plan: Adult Men Who Continue in Postsecondary Education Compared with Those Who Drop Out" (Brown); "Burnout and Associated Factors among…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Students
Sorge, Arndt – 1984
A conference examined the socioeconomic challenges of technological and educational change throughout the European community. One hundred fifty representatives from a cross section of countries and agencies involved in education, training, and employment gathered to discuss the following themes: the transition from initial training to employment…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Employer Employee Relationship
Diepold, Peter, Ed.; Rusch-Feja, Diann, Ed. – 1995
These papers on educational technology were presented in three workshops at the second annual conference of the Society of Information Education (GIB). Discussion includes electronic networks, CD-ROMs, and online databases in education, the quality of educational software, database services and instructional methods, and the use of the Internet in…
Descriptors: Computer Software Selection, Educational Quality, Educational Technology, Evaluation Methods
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Berlin, Donna F. – School Science and Mathematics, 1994
Summarizes plenary papers presented at the NSF/SSMA Wingspread Conference to explore ways to improve science and mathematics education through integration. Themes included analysis of integration; divergence of mathematics education from science education; technological perspectives; promoting mathematical and scientific inquiry; and school…
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
Melis, A. – 1989
This document summarizes the proceedings of a 2-day conference on training in small and medium businesses in the European Economic Community. Some of the topics discussed by the speakers include distance learning and the importance of training for owners and managers of small and medium enterprises. A series of guides that have been prepared to…
Descriptors: Competence, Developed Nations, Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries
Austin, Ann, Ed.; Hynes, Geraldine E., Ed.; Miller, Roxanne T., Ed. – 1999
This document contains the proceedings of a 1999 conference on adult, continuing, and community education held in St. Louis, Missouri. The following 39 papers are included: "Program Effectiveness Evaluation: Recertification and Job Upgrading for Adult Refugees" (Non-Native Speakers of English) (Adelman); "Rethinking the Linkages between Higher and…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning
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Berlin, Donna F.; White, Arthur L. – School Science and Mathematics, 1992
Reports the proceedings of the Wingspread conference on integrating science and mathematics teaching and learning. Discusses (1) a literature review on integration of science and mathematics education; (2) development of definitions of integration; (3) specification of guidelines for infusing integrated teaching and learning into science and…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Curriculum Development, Definitions, Educational Change
Watts, A. G. – CEDEFOP Flash, 1990
A conference set the stage for the development of European Community (EC) policy in the field of vocational guidance and possible action. Discussion focused on the need for trans-frontier guidance and the need for communication and cooperation between guidance services to support educational and occupational mobility across the EC as a whole. The…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Education, Career Guidance, Computer Oriented Programs
Bazin, B.; Sellin, B. – CEDEFOP Flash, 1989
The November 1989 conference described in this document was about social dialogue in vocational education. An introduction summarizes the conference as a whole, pointing out that participants were able to hear reports of the situation in Denmark, Spain, Italy, France, and the European Community as a whole. Summaries of 10 individual presentations…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Cooperative Planning, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship
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Berlin, Donna F.; White, Arthur L. – 1991
This monograph presents a summary of the results of the Wingspread Conference in April, 1991 concerning the viability and future of the concept of integration of mathematics and science teaching and learning. The conference focused on three critical issues: (1) development of definitions of integration and a rationale for integrated teaching and…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Integrated Curriculum, Interdisciplinary Approach
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Hamburg (Germany). Inst. for Education. – 1995
This report on an international symposium on the strengthening of the development and improvement of vocational education begins with a description of UNEVOC, the International Project on Technical and Vocational Education. Section 2 presents discussions of the following topics: adult and continuing technical and vocational education and its…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Continuing Education, Cultural Awareness, Developed Nations
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